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Infusion Room Volunteers – Compassion in Action

As part of our “Volunteer Appreciation” blog series, we will be publishing stories and testimonials about our amazing volunteers. By: Phyllis Rose, Director of Volunteer services of Breast Cancer Resource Centers Passionate, devoted, caring, compassionate……words that barely scratch the surface in describing our Infusion Room volunteers. They tell me how each week, they look forward…

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AsSisters – Angels in Action

As part of our “Volunteer Appreciation” blog series, we will be publishing stories and testimonials about our amazing volunteers. By: Phyllis Rose, Director of Volunteer services of Breast Cancer Resource Centers Through our caring, compassionate, concerned AsSisters volunteers – who we affectionately call Angels – we are able to greatly expand the care provided to…

PTSD blog

PTSD & Breast Cancer: How Traumatic is Breast Cancer?

  When we hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), we imagine war zones, wounded soldiers, and destroyed cities. While the number of servicemen and women returning home with PTSD has focused public attention on the disorder, it’s not confined to combat zones. In fact, PTSD can be found in our neighborhoods and in our homes.…

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Lost in the fog: Understanding chemobrain

When I tell people that my research interest (and the focus of my dissertation) is cognitive dysfunction amongst breast cancer survivors, the response I get typically begins with one of the following words: who, what, when, where, why or how. This reaction makes me think that people, especially those who have been touched by cancer…

BCRC partners with First Connect Insurance

In conjunction with the announcement of our partnership with First Connect Insurance Services, we’ve asked First Connect’s Regional Territory Manager, Alexis Ruch, to share with us why she’s excited to partner up with BCRC and why she’s so passionate about her company’s mission. First Connect is an an Austin-based auto insurance provider with a mission to give back to the…